Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023 dates announced by ECI
The Chief Election Commissioner of India, Rajiv Kumar, held a press conference earlier today announcing the dates for the upcoming state assembly elections in Karnataka. The election (Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023) will take place on May 10, 2023, and the counting of votes will be on May 13, 2023. The Election Commission of India has revealed several details about the elections that will take place in Karnataka.
According to the Election Commission, there are a total of 58,288 polling stations across Karnataka, which will allow voters to cast their votes through EVM. The Commission has also announced that there are 9.17 lakh first-time voters in the state who will participate in the democratic process for the first time.
The Election Commission has also announced that voters above the age of 80 years can vote from their homes, as a special arrangement has been made to ensure their safety and convenience. This move is aimed at encouraging elderly voters to exercise their right to vote without any inconvenience or risk.
The polling for the Karnataka assembly (Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023) elections will take place in a single phase on May 10, 2023. The results of the election will be announced on May 13, 2023, after the counting of votes is completed.
The total number of eligible voters in the state of Karnataka is 5.21 crores, and the Election Commission has taken all necessary steps to ensure that the polling process is carried out smoothly and efficiently. The Commission has also assured that all COVID-19 protocols will be followed strictly during the polling process to ensure the safety of voters and polling officials.
In addition, the Commission has urged all political parties and candidates to adhere to the Model Code of Conduct and maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity during their campaigning.
The state of Karnataka has a total of 224 assembly seats (Karnataka Assembly Elections 2023), and the results of the election are expected to have a significant impact on the political future of the state. The incumbent government in Karnataka is led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and the party will be looking to retain power in the state.
On the other hand, the Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) alliance will be hoping to stage a comeback after losing power in the 2019 elections.
The announcement of the election dates has set the stage for a high-stakes battle between the major political parties in Karnataka. The campaigning is expected to pick up in the coming weeks, and voters in the state will be closely watching the developments in the run-up to the elections.
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